Capuns/ Swiss Chard Rolls With Sausage In Cream Sauce, Swiss

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"Capuns is a traditional Swiss dish from Graubunden canton in Switzerland. As described in the title it is pretty much a meat incorporated in a spatzli batter (type of soft egg noodles found in Switzerland and other parts of Europe) wrapped in Swiss chard leaves and then cooked in butter and gently simmered in cream and stock."

Original recipe yields 20 servings


  • Serving Size: 1 (89.5 g)
  • Calories 271.6
  • Total Fat - 18.2 g
  • Saturated Fat - 10.8 g
  • Cholesterol - 77.4 mg
  • Sodium - 239.9 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate - 10.5 g
  • Dietary Fiber - 0.3 g
  • Sugars - 1.1 g
  • Protein - 16.2 g
  • Calcium - 379.5 mg
  • Iron - 0.5 mg
  • Vitamin C - 1.4 mg
  • Thiamin - 0.1 mg

Step 1

Mix together to a smooth batter the flour, ½ tsp salt, the eggs and milk. Rest the batter for about 30 minutes.

Step 2

Chop the herbs.and shallot finely,and add them to the batter.

Step 3

Finely dice the sausage and add also.

Step 4

Blanch the chard in boiling salted water until limp.,Drain and lay them on a tea-towel

Step 5

Divide the sausage mixture between the leaves,and roll up carefully.

Step 6

Toss the packages in hot butter in a large frying pan,,turning several times.,Pour over the stock and cream,,season to taste,,cover and simmer gently for about 15 minutes.

Step 7

Toss the bacon cubes in a heavy pan until golden brown.

Step 8

Plate the capuns packet, swim the sauce all around it.

Step 9

Sprinkle bacon over the capuns and serve with grated cheese.

Tips & Variations

No special items needed.



Delicious! Very delicate flavors.

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(1 Jul 2017)